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CBS
Nov 12, 2012 11:00pm EST
concussions doesn't go away, one leading boston researcher has proposed very tough guidelines for the youngest athletes. >> we believe that kids under the age of 14 should not play collision sports as they're currently being played. >> reporter: and dr. robert cantu wants other sports to change as well. he recommends no full body checking under age 14 in ice hockey, and for soccer players, not letting the younger kids head the ball. >> the young child is particularly vulnerable to brain injury. >> reporter: at the pro level, greater recognition of the long- term effect of brain trauma prompted the nfl to enact new rules on concussions that dictate when players can get back on the field. the nfl players association even formed a traumatic brain injury committee of which dr. jim ekland is part. >> no head to head contact, and a number of things to help protect the players as the game has gotten faster and more aggressive. and the athletes have gotten more powerful. >> he says making tackle football off limits at the youth or pop warner level seems a bit rigid, but he says young athletes need to
CBS
Nov 8, 2012 5:00pm EST
with as they pull away. look at the winds. they are still gusting up to 28 in boston. it is a pretty wide area. it's pretty big. 29 miles per hour wind gusts downtown. and in the ocean city. that's the good news. they will subside. and close in view. so the temperatures in the 50s right now, if you go out, go and dress for the temperatures in the 30s and the 40s. and the wind gust at 25 in manassas and in the 40s. even down towards frederick when you go to 23 miles per hour. 52 downtown. upper 40s in frederick and gaithersburg. and for tonight, clear, breezy, cold. one to two in the pros. the northwest at 10 to 20. and we'll let you know a nice weekend over the weekend. >>> people are learning some hard lessons from super storm sandy. among those struggling to recover is our own bruce leshan who is trying to rebuild after a tree nearly wiped out his home. he is hoping what he is learning helps others. >> reporter: a week ago, i lived in a forest of this view. but all the way around the neighborhood now, the chain saws are buzzing. the cranes are ripping the logs out of people's backyards. my neigh
CBS
Nov 1, 2012 5:00am EDT
in the 3800 block of wilson boulevard which is in the boston area. virginia dominion spokesman tells us power could be restored within the hour in fact by there. bge is reporting more than 6,000 outages and pepco within the last hour has 13 customers without power. kristin fisher is here now with more on the intense recovery effort underway now in northeast, good morning. >> reporter: up and down the coast millions of people remain in the dark. the damage in the billions of dollars. and the death toll at least 63 people. but that number is likely only going to continue to climb as new jersey and new york begin to transition from the search and rescue phase to the recovery which in many ways most folks say is more daunting. yesterday, president obama brought some hope to hard hit new jersey pledging to be in it for the long haul. he toured the garden state with governor chris christie where entire neighborhoods are still underwater. the president said his top priority, getting the power back on especially atwater filtration plants and other critical infrastructure. his second priority? transpo
CBS
Nov 8, 2012 5:00am EST
four days ago the boston celtics spoiled the washington wizards' home opener but coach whitman was impressed with the heart that he saw on the court that night. well, last night the wiz going for revenge in beantown and once again you can say they played with some heart. the wizards put everything they had out on the floor. down 11 at one point in the fourth, here underneath. jams it home to tie things up at 80. now 30 seconds left, still tied up. rajon rondo nailings the two pointer and gives the celtics the lead. but with time winding down, wiz down two. singleton and slams it home and we're headed to overtime. in ot though the celtics able to pull away. rondo finds bass down the court for the dagger. wizards gave a good effort but lose this one by six. and fall to 0-3 on the season. >>> check out this scene. the second leg of d.c. united's playoff series against new york was postponed from last night to tonight because of heavy snowfall from the nor'easter. if you recall, their first leg was already moved from new york -- new jersey to d.c. because of superstorm sandy. look
CBS
Nov 15, 2012 5:00am EST
that our travel plans between here and boston should be pretty g. out west they'll be good -- pretty good. out west they'll be good south and east could be an issue here for those who are traveling. as far as the forecast today, a cool one. clouds keeping us a little bit on the cool side today. 49 for leesburg. 47 winchester while manassas, one of our warm spots at 52 and 49 on the bay in annapolis. here's the forecast. today northeast winds at 5 so they'll be light with a high around 50. mix of sun and clouds. tonight we're dipping back into the mid- to upper 30s in d.c. with low 30s north and west. tomorrow agent bit more sunshine so should be a little warmer, about 54. saturday looks good. terps are home, 56. so a nice football fall feel to the air. then on saturday night, the clouds 41. sunday into monday, this is when we could have that coastal. close but i think not close enough to really bother us too much. still i only have a drop in. we had more rain earlier in the week so that trend has been good for us. 55 on monday and 57 on tuesday. andrea and mike, over to you. >> thank you,
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